Author | Stephen C. Rubin, MD

Articles

Prophylactic Surgery in Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer Syndrome

July 01, 2003

Drs. Levine and Gemignani havecomposed an excellent comprehensivereview of the issuessurrounding prophylactic surgeryin patients at high risk for breast andovarian cancer. Their article focuseson the role of BRCA1/2 mutations inthe risk of developing hereditary breastand ovarian cancer and the data supportingrisk reduction in mutation carriersundergoing prophylactic surgery.

Gene Therapy for Ovarian Cancer

September 01, 2001

Advances in molecular virology and biotechnology have led to the engineering of vectors that can efficiently transfer genes to target cells. Gene therapy strategies were developed along two lines: Cytotoxic approaches

Management of Intestinal Obstruction in the Patient With Ovarian Cancer

August 01, 2000

Intestinal obstruction in the patient with ovarian cancer is a difficult situation for both patient and physician. In women presenting with ovarian cancer, obstruction is almost never complete.